On Tuesday afternoon, Villanova announced its non-conference portion of its 2023-24 schedule.
The Wildcats will open the season at home against American on Nov. 6.
There are a couple of Wells Fargo Center games in this lineup, including the new Philadelphia Big Five Classic triple-header to conclude the revamped format on Nov. 24, and a matchup with UCLA to end the non-conference slate on Dec. 9.
Villanova is back in the Gavitt Games rotation and it will host Maryland on Nov. 17 at the Finneran Pavilion. The ‘Cats will also hit the road for the Big East/Big 12 Battle and play Kansas State.
The Big East conference schedule is expected to be released in mid-September.
Here is the complete non-conference slate. Exact tip-off times for each game will be announced later.
2023-24 Villanova men’s basketball non-conference schedule
Nov. 6: vs. American
Nov. 10: vs. Le Moyne
Nov. 13: at Penn
Nov. 17: vs. Maryland
Nov. 22-24: Battle 4 Atlantis held in Nassau, Bahamas
Villanova opens the tournament against Texas Tech on Wednesday, Nov. 22, then it will play either North Carolina or UNI on Thursday, Nov. 23, before playing a final opponent on Friday, Nov. 24.
Nov. 29: vs. St. Joe’s
Dec. 2: Big Five Classic at Wells Fargo Center
Dec. 5: at Kansas State
Dec. 9: vs. UCLA at Wells Fargo Center